morphism (plural morphisms)

  1. (mathematics, category theory) (formally) An arrow in a category; (less formally) an abstraction that generalises a map from one mathematical object to another and is structure-preserving in a way that depends on the branch of mathematics from which it arises.
  2. (biology) Being or having distinct variants of a plant or animal species in the same locale; polymorphism.
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  • Portuguese: morfismo
  • Portuguese: morfismo

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